The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Linux Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support Engineer
UK
Rank 741 821 765
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 116 125 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 112 114 158
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £33,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -16.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81156 98559 103265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67379 82685 85216
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +79 104 £38,000 -5.00% 10
London +70 37 £50,000 -16.66% 4
South East +30 29 £35,000 - 3
North West +5 21 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Berkshire +35 18 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Manchester -8 18 £36,250 +11.53% 1
West Midlands +36 8 £25,000 -41.17%
Northern Ireland - 6 £45,000 -
County Antrim - 6 £45,000 -
Belfast - 6 £45,000 -
Rochdale - 6 £40,000 -
Hampshire +23 5 £35,000 +4.47%
Stockport +11 5 £35,000 -
East of England +10 5 £45,000 +40.62% 1
Cambridge +6 5 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 5 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Slough +28 4 £30,000 +39.53%
Maidenhead - 4 £55,000 -
Farnborough - 4 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 4 £24,250 -
Warwick - 4 £24,250 -
Surrey +44 3 £37,500 -31.81% 1
City of London +29 3 £110,000 +83.33%
Yorkshire +22 3 £27,500 -8.33%
Brighton 0 3 £55,000 +100.00%
East Sussex -3 3 £55,000 +83.33%
North Yorkshire - 3 £27,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £28,500 -
Chester - 3 £28,500 -
York - 3 £27,500 -

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Linux Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

1 244 (100.00%) Linux
2 141 (57.79%) Windows
3 75 (30.74%) Python
4 73 (29.92%) Red Hat
5 71 (29.10%) VMware
6 70 (28.69%) MySQL
7 66 (27.05%) Firewall
8 65 (26.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 64 (26.23%) Amazon AWS
10 62 (25.41%) Active Directory
10 62 (25.41%) Unix
11 60 (24.59%) SQL
12 59 (24.18%) SQL Server
13 56 (22.95%) Oracle
13 56 (22.95%) Perl
14 54 (22.13%) Bash Shell
15 52 (21.31%) Puppet
16 45 (18.44%) Apache
17 44 (18.03%) TCP/IP
18 43 (17.62%) Tomcat
18 43 (17.62%) PowerShell
19 41 (16.80%) VMware Infrastructure
19 41 (16.80%) Java
19 41 (16.80%) ITIL
20 38 (15.57%) JBoss
21 36 (14.75%) Web Services
22 34 (13.93%) WebSphere
23 33 (13.52%) Middleware
24 32 (13.11%) Finance
25 31 (12.70%) WebLogic

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (18.44%) Apache
2 43 (17.62%) Tomcat
3 38 (15.57%) JBoss
4 34 (13.93%) WebSphere
5 31 (12.70%) WebLogic
6 25 (10.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 21 (8.61%) IIS
8 16 (6.56%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (4.10%) MS Exchange
10 9 (3.69%) nginx
11 8 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (2.05%) Alfresco
12 5 (2.05%) Skype for Business
13 4 (1.64%) Confluence
14 3 (1.23%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
15 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
15 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (2.87%) MS Office
2 4 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 64 (26.23%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (11.48%) SaaS
3 18 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (7.38%) Office 365
4 14 (5.74%) PaaS
5 13 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (5.33%) Amazon S3
5 13 (5.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.82%) G Suite
9 1 (0.41%) GitHub
9 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 66 (27.05%) Firewall
2 44 (18.03%) TCP/IP
3 30 (12.30%) WAN
4 26 (10.66%) HTTP
5 25 (10.25%) DNS
6 24 (9.84%) Internet
7 23 (9.43%) LAN
8 20 (8.20%) LDAP
9 19 (7.79%) SAN
10 17 (6.97%) NAS
11 14 (5.74%) DHCP
12 12 (4.92%) VoIP
13 11 (4.51%) VLAN
13 11 (4.51%) VPN
14 10 (4.10%) SSL
15 7 (2.87%) MPLS
15 7 (2.87%) Multicast
15 7 (2.87%) PBX
16 6 (2.46%) Remote Desktop
17 5 (2.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (28.69%) MySQL
2 59 (24.18%) SQL Server
3 17 (6.97%) RDBMS
3 17 (6.97%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.46%) InfluxDB
6 6 (2.46%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.05%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.82%) DB2
9 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.82%) Redis
10 1 (0.41%) UniData
Development Applications
1 19 (7.79%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.33%) JIRA
3 11 (4.51%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.10%) JMeter
5 2 (0.82%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.41%) GitLab
General
1 32 (13.11%) Finance
2 26 (10.66%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.56%) Banking
4 13 (5.33%) Financial Institution
4 13 (5.33%) Retail
5 12 (4.92%) French Language
6 11 (4.51%) Games
7 10 (4.10%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.64%) Marketing
9 3 (1.23%) Electronics
9 3 (1.23%) German Language
9 3 (1.23%) Publishing
9 3 (1.23%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Avionics
10 1 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.41%) Legal
10 1 (0.41%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.75%) Web Services
2 33 (13.52%) Middleware
3 28 (11.48%) LAMP
4 8 (3.28%) LEMP Stack
5 6 (2.46%) HTML
6 5 (2.05%) HTML5
6 5 (2.05%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (1.64%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (1.64%) Spring
8 3 (1.23%) HornetQ
8 3 (1.23%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.82%) .NET
9 2 (0.82%) Sensu
10 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.41%) FreeSWITCH
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle ADF
10 1 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.41%) RESTful
10 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.61%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.97%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.46%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.64%) Fintech
7 4 (1.64%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.64%) Wiki
8 3 (1.23%) Equities
8 3 (1.23%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.23%) iPad
8 3 (1.23%) Replication
9 2 (0.82%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.82%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.41%) IPTV
10 1 (0.41%) IVR
10 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.41%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 244 (100.00%) Linux
2 141 (57.79%) Windows
3 65 (26.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 62 (25.41%) Unix
5 28 (11.48%) Windows Server
6 22 (9.02%) Ubuntu
7 18 (7.38%) Solaris
7 18 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (6.15%) CentOS
9 12 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (4.51%) Debian
11 10 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (3.69%) AIX
12 9 (3.69%) HPUX
13 7 (2.87%) IRIX
14 6 (2.46%) SUSE
15 5 (2.05%) Android
15 5 (2.05%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.82%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (16.80%) ITIL
2 28 (11.48%) DevOps
3 24 (9.84%) High Availability
3 24 (9.84%) Mentoring
4 20 (8.20%) Load Testing
5 18 (7.38%) Configuration Management
6 17 (6.97%) Web Operations
7 16 (6.56%) Capacity Management
8 15 (6.15%) Customer Requirements
8 15 (6.15%) Performance Analysis
9 11 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (4.51%) Incident Management
10 10 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (3.28%) Data Management
11 8 (3.28%) Problem Management
12 7 (2.87%) Multithreading
12 7 (2.87%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 75 (30.74%) Python
2 60 (24.59%) SQL
3 56 (22.95%) Perl
4 54 (22.13%) Bash Shell
5 43 (17.62%) PowerShell
6 41 (16.80%) Java
7 23 (9.43%) C
8 21 (8.61%) Ruby
9 12 (4.92%) PHP
9 12 (4.92%) Shell Script
10 11 (4.51%) C#
11 8 (3.28%) C++
12 6 (2.46%) JavaScript
13 5 (2.05%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.23%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.82%) Jython
16 1 (0.41%) VB
16 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (11.07%) Degree
2 9 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.46%) CCNP
4 5 (2.05%) CCSE
4 5 (2.05%) MCP
4 5 (2.05%) MCSE
4 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.64%) CCNA
6 3 (1.23%) CISSP
6 3 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.23%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.82%) HND
7 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.82%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.41%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.41%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.41%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (0.41%) RHCA
8 1 (0.41%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.64%) PCI DSS
1 4 (1.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 62 (25.41%) Active Directory
2 41 (16.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (10.66%) Hyper-V
4 25 (10.25%) Oracle RAC
5 13 (5.33%) VMware ESX
6 12 (4.92%) Docker
7 10 (4.10%) vSphere
8 8 (3.28%) vCloud
9 7 (2.87%) Terminal Services
10 5 (2.05%) Xen
11 3 (1.23%) NFS
12 2 (0.82%) iptables
12 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.82%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.82%) XenApp
13 1 (0.41%) KVM
13 1 (0.41%) OpenSIPS
13 1 (0.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 52 (21.31%) Puppet
2 21 (8.61%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (8.20%) Ansible
4 16 (6.56%) OpenAM
5 12 (4.92%) Nagios
6 9 (3.69%) Graphite
6 9 (3.69%) Kubernetes
7 6 (2.46%) Grafana
7 6 (2.46%) Kibana
8 3 (1.23%) Cobbler
8 3 (1.23%) logstash
9 2 (0.82%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.82%) EMC VPLEX
9 2 (0.82%) everRun
9 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.82%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 2 (0.82%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.82%) Simpana
9 2 (0.82%) WSUS
10 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 73 (29.92%) Red Hat
2 71 (29.10%) VMware
3 56 (22.95%) Oracle
4 29 (11.89%) Cisco
5 23 (9.43%) Microsoft
5 23 (9.43%) Sun
6 15 (6.15%) HP
7 11 (4.51%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.46%) IBM
8 6 (2.46%) LogRhythm
9 5 (2.05%) LANDesk
9 5 (2.05%) Sybase
10 4 (1.64%) Citrix
10 4 (1.64%) CommVault
10 4 (1.64%) EMC
10 4 (1.64%) SAP
10 4 (1.64%) Splunk
10 4 (1.64%) Zerto
11 3 (1.23%) Kaspersky
11 3 (1.23%) WatchGuard
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 19 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
iKas international
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago